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Junk Science: Canít See the Warming for the Trees

FoxNews.com – April 12, 2007

When I first read this article, I started laughing. Even now, as I write this post, I am really trying to hold back on my sarcasm in my comments. JunkScience is a blog type site that has developed a huge following.  The articles tend to be fairly well written and many of them are also published on FoxNews.com.  This article is very interesting in that it discusses a computer model that suggests forests north of 20 degrees lattitude in the Northern Hemisphere CAUSES climate change to the tune of 10 degrees F by the year 2100.  I guess I am confused – now climate change is caused by trees?

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Critics question how green Gore really is

Detroit Free Press – February 27, 2007

An interesting commentary on the use of power by staunch environmentalist, Vice President Al Gore. It seems that even after the success of his film “An Inconvenient Truth”, Vice President Gore has increased the power footprint at his primary residence.

The homeís average monthly electric bill last year was just under $1,200, according to bills that the Tennessean acquired from Nashville Electric Service.Goreís power bill shows, however, that the former vice president may be doing just that. Gore purchased 108 blocks of ďgreen powerĒ for each of the past three months, according to a summary of the bills. Thatís a total of $432 a month Gore paid extra for solar or other renewable energy sources.

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